Nursing/Health Sciences

Debbie Rhea is in the Running to Present at SXSW EDU

Your support is needed and appreciated. Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for health sciences and research in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has applied to present at the SXSW EDU conference March 5-8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Thousands of participants attend from around the world to learn, network and be… Read more »

TCU’s LiiNK Project helps Little Elm ISD find balance

By Audrey Henvey, Little Elm Journal Two children sit in a boat. The sun shines over the clear waters as they embark on their latest aquatic adventure. The sea is as green as grass. In fact, it is grass. The boat is a bench in a school playground, and the children are enjoying one of… Read more »

More Recess Improves Students’ Focus

While that seems impossible, that’s what Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology and associate dean for Health Sciences and Research, has found in her research with the LiiNK Project.The mission of the LiiNK (Let’s inspire innovation ‘N Kids) Project is to bridge the gap between academics and social, emotional and healthy well-being for children, parents, educators… Read more »

TCU Commencement featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Texas Christian University featured prominently among the universities across the nation in NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt’s Salute to the Class of 2017. Watch to see glimpses of our history-making graduates Carson Huey-You and Caylin Moore, along with the celebratory graduates in nursing and one of the service dogs who crossed the stage May… Read more »

COSD students offer A Chance to Dance

It’s a rite of passage. Along with the end of high school come the gowns, tuxedos and corsages: prom night is an evening anxiously anticipated by high school guys and gals alike, and it pales in comparison only to graduation day. But not everyone gets to go to the grand promenade. Many people with intellectual… Read more »

Kinesiology professor leads concussion research

Nestled away deep in the basement of the Rickel Building lies the Kinesiology Department’s Exercise & Sport Performance Lab which, upon first glance, may not appear to be a lab at all. With racks, weights, and lifting platforms filling the expanse of the space, you might think you’d accidentally stumbled into the football team’s weight… Read more »

TCU alumnus leads informatics innovation

As Providence Health & Services’ newest Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Dave Hanson ‘03 is helping lead the way in the future of health care technology systems. Like many health care professionals, Dave Hanson decided to pursue a career in nursing because he wanted to make a difference. “For me, it’s not just a job,” he… Read more »

Parenting expert to speak at TCU Oct. 18

There are plenty of reasons people wait to have a child, but the lack of an instruction manual isn’t one of them. That’s where research experts such as Dr. Terri Combs-Orme come into play. Join Combs-Orme, endowed professor at the Urban Child Institute at the University of Tennessee, and the TCU Department of Social Work… Read more »

Shaping the future of health care

Harris College launches collaborative institute to shape the future of health care Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences is pleased to announce the formation of the Health Innovation Institute at TCU (HIIAT), a collaborative institute that houses four related centers: the Center for Translational Research; the Center for Collaborative Practice; the Center for Oncology… Read more »

TCU and UNT Health Science Center select dean for new M.D. school

Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., says new school will impact health care in Texas for generations Texas Christian University and UNT Health Science Center have selected Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, as the founding dean of the new M.D. school the two institutions are establishing in Fort Worth…. Read more »